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Current Affairs One Liners: 6 September 2016

The one liner of the day covers important current affairs of the day like UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, Ghost Snake Species and 28th ASEAN Summit among others.

Sep 6, 2016 20:00 IST
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The one liner of the day covers important current affairs of the day like UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, Ghost Snake Species and 28th ASEAN Summit among others.

• Indian organisation that won the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy- Jan Shikshan Sansthan

• Companies that adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework recently- Microsoft, Google and Salesforce

• A newly discovered fish of the genus Tosanoides was in September 2016 named after- Barack Obama

• A team of scientists recently discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles dwelling in- Madagascar

• The women who created a new record in the Women's Hammer Throw at the 65th All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad is – Minakshi from CISF

• Union Government launched the biggest Leprosy Case Detection campaign in the country with an objective - to detect the disease early so that those affected can be saved from physical deformity

• The agrarian mass festival of western Odisha that was celebrated is - Nuakhai

• The country that appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, as part of its aims for more productive co-operation is - The United Kingdom

• The 28th ASEAN Summit began in - Laos capital Vientiane

• State High Court that recently launched e-stamping facility- Rajasthan

• Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  He is RBI’s - 24th Governor

• Sunil Godhwani was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of - Religare Enterprises Limited

• The 2016 G20 Summit was recently concluded in – Hangzhou, China

• The country that was recently declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation is - Sri Lanka

• The first Asian to win the Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature is - Bibhuti Lahkar

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